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  1. I was quoted $900 by a shop with excellent recommendations. Including new torque converter and built to handle the car and driving style. I will be pulling the c6 and motor at home and taking them the tranny. Not leaving my car there.
  2. My 73 Coupe has a 429 and C6 transmission out of a 1970 Torino in it, has not been out of the car since 1987 has work really well untill the last couple of years now it's not downshifting on its own, I have to do it manually and when the transmission gets hot say I've been running a curvy Road hard I start to get a shutter like something slipping inside the transmission, going to have it rebuilt, found a local guy here in Franklin North Carolina that's highly recommended. What should I request or look out for it's got pretty good horsepower and torque pushing it. A friend of my dads rebuilt it in 87, and all I remember is that he said he built it stout. He sure did as I ran it hard for years.
  3. Thanks, My door panels are original and in excellent condition and I didn't want to cut them up, and I didn't want to put non Factory kick panels in, so it seemed like the only way to have room to put speakers in.
  4. Front speakers, had to cut the baffle off to get air flow in front of the magnet. At least that's my guess, I tried them without the baffles and with the baffles modified to this point and this point sounded the best.
  5. Also used boom mat baffles on the front speakers but also had to vent the bavk of them to get good sound. And this is the amp I used Kenwood KAC-M1824BT Bluetooth 400 Watt Waterproof Marine Stereo Speakers had already been mounted back here when I got the car back in 85, I cleaned it up alot though, looks much better now.
  6. I already had a custom Autosound radio in my 73 it looks good but sounded like crap, even with pretty good speakers so I got to researching, Broke down and bought the Kenwood Bluetooth receiver amplifier with a wired remote. Amplifier is mounted in the trunk wired remote runs under the carpet under my console and I mounted the remote control in the ashtray holder. Installed a couple of small but good 4in Morel speakers under the front dash, had to custom make some brackets and they turned out really well, had to trim the speaker cover of the passenger side one but the speaker is not modified. already had a nice pair of 6x9 Pioneers in the back they sound 100% better with amp pushing them overall sounds really good compared to what I had. I can also still use the custom Autosound radio through the amp I hooked it up to it and then even if the amp goes out I left the front in dash speaker hooked just to the radio I can play it even if the amp dies. Used boom mat foam speaker baffles on the rear speakers but had to put large holes in the bottom of them to get the sound right. Installed the baffles between the metal of the car and the particleboard rear shelf, put a thin layer of closed cell foam all aound them to even things out and cut noise from the trunk. [/url]post images
  7. And I stocked up on Knob Creek last week
  8. I've had my Mustang since 1985, back then we would start in Almond North Carolina run 28 to Fontana Dam, 129 all the way to Chilhowee, when you came out of the curvey part of 129 and hit the straightaways at Chilhowee that 429 would moan.
  9. Looks nice, bet it looks great on t he road
  10. we were pulling some G's in the bottom 2 images
  11. Setting here at home, working from home, county line closed,, thinking of better times, My son and I ran 129 last summer
  12. Yep there are very few people I would loan my truck to, even fewer with the mustang, perhaps 2. and man your mustang looks to the exact same color as mine
  13. I believe those are called fender and hood extensions, in post #15 of this thread Fabrice talks about options with them.
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